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Donor Gift Update

March 10, 2019

We are still waiting on all the ballcaps which had to be special ordered since the ship’s store sold out…

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January 27, 2019

Here are some links to the Video of the commissioning and some Local TV station and newspaper reporting

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Thank you to Our Donors

January 26, 2019

Without your support, the events and receptions surrounding the commissioning ceremony would not have been possible. Your contributions enabled us to provide these events and resulted in one of the finest and most memorable commissioning weeks Southern California has experienced!

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The Ship

USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) is the second ship of the Zumwalt class of guided missile destroyers.  Christened on June 18, 2016, the future USS Michael Monsoor will be one of the largest destroyers and most technologically advanced surface combatants in the world.

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Michael Monsoor

As a member of a combined SEAL and Iraqi Army sniper overwatch element on 29 September 2006, Petty Officer Monsoor chose to protect his SEAL teammates and threw himself onto a grenade during a coordinated attack by insurgents...

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The Commissioning

On January 26, 2019, in Coronado, California, the Commissioning Ceremony and events surrounding it will commemorate the legacy of Michael Monsoor and welcome the ship that bears his name into the active fleet of the United States Navy.

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